The 2016 Stratus Awards For Cloud Computing: New Categories Acknowledged

The 2016 Stratus Awards For Cloud Computing: New Categories Acknowledged

The Stratus Awards For Cloud Computing The most innovative and exciting companies and individuals in the world of cloud computing are set to be honored in an awards program that recognizes the enormous contribution that cloud-based services are making to organizations all around the globe. As the adoption of sophisticated cloud services and strategies gathers momentum, the work of pioneers in the field has become more critical than ever, and the Stratus Awards for Cloud…

The 2016 Open Source Jobs Report: Companies Hungry For Professional Open Source Talent

The 2016 Open Source Jobs Report: Companies Hungry For Professional Open Source Talent

The 2016 Open Source Jobs Report Fifth Annual Report Expands Scope Beyond Linux to Examine What Motivates Open Source Professionals and How Companies Are Attracting and Retaining This in Demand Talent NEW YORK, NY and SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – May 05, 2016) –  Recruiting open source talent is a top priority for hiring managers focused on recruiting technology talent, and recruiters are increasingly looking for more professional training credentials from their candidates. According to the…

Upwork Causes Stir In Freelance Marketplace Due To New Pricing

Upwork Causes Stir In Freelance Marketplace Due To New Pricing

Upwork Freelance Marketplace The Upwork freelance marketplace is one of the largest global platforms supporting freelance work, has made a significant change to their terms of service that has a lot of users, both client- and freelancer-side, in an uproar. At the end of 2013, Elance and oDesk, two of the largest freelancing marketplaces on the web, announced a merger, and in 2015 the company relaunched under the name Upwork. Though the oDesk platform was…

Building Your Cloud Business: Startup Facts And Figures

Building Your Cloud Business: Startup Facts And Figures

Startup Facts And Figures A few years ago the ‘eight out of ten businesses fail within the first 18 months’ statement was introduced and quickly accepted, but on closer inspection it seems there really isn’t any hard research backing up this ‘fact.’ What data we do have is somewhat inconsistent, however, more promisingly, the US Bureau of Labor Stats finds that 50% of new businesses make it to their fifth year, with a third accomplishing…

Cloud Has Transformed the Costs and Capabilities of CRM

Cloud Has Transformed the Costs and Capabilities of CRM

Transformation of CRM Services Over the last decade, the Cloud has transformed the costs and capabilities of customer relationship management (CRM) tools. Users can now update and access contacts and sales data anywhere, whether in the office or at an impromptu meeting a hundred miles away. These systems promise an easy setup, decreased cost, and third-party integrations for many of the apps you’re already using. The following six fill a variety of sales-oriented needs while…

Telecommuting – Your Office From The Cloud

Telecommuting – Your Office From The Cloud

Telecommuting Remote Work Thanks in part to many of the ingenious cloud tools and services available today, remote jobs are on the rise, offering a great deal of flexibility and, for the lucky few, the options to travel and explore. CloudTweaks for example, is a huge supporter and believer in providing telecommuting opportunities especially in this day age with the large number of Cloud based tools available. The cost cutting is another major benefit which…

THE WEEK IN TECH: It’s Tough At The Top

THE WEEK IN TECH: It’s Tough At The Top

Tech News Stories It’s been a difficult week for a number of technology industry giants who were placed under the spotlight and forced to concede that not everything has been going as smoothly as they would have hoped. Perhaps no-one in tech has had a tougher week than Elizabeth Holmes, the CEO of blood lab startup Theranos, who was forced to respond to a Wall Street Journal story which claimed that US Health Regulators suggested…

Big Data Startups Buzz Makers

Big Data Startups Buzz Makers

Big Data Startups  In November 2015, global market intelligence firm IDC predicted that Big Data tech and services markets would increase at a CAGR of 23.1% between 2014 and 2019. They further projected annual spending reaching $48.6 billion in 2019. Says IDC program director Ashish Nadkarni, “The ever-increasing appetite of businesses to embrace emerging big data-related software and infrastructure technologies while keeping the implementation costs low has led to the creation of a rich ecosystem…